[mythtv-users] 2 Q: PSU for atom MB? Bluetooth remote?

Emmanuel eallaud at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 16:49:09 UTC 2010

Christopher Kerr a écrit :
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Christopher Kerr <mythtv at theseekerr.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 1:53 PM, Emmanuel <eallaud at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Well its not too late I have not bought it yet.
>>> But I need a MB with a PCI Slot because I plan to put a good sound card in
>>> that (good means almost hifi). This is the only one I found having a PCI
>>> slot.
>>> Thx
>>> Bye
>>> Manu
>> Since you (probably) don't need high quality analogue inputs, just a
>> high quality (I presume analogue, or you'd just be using the SPDIF)
>> output, why not use a USB DAC?
>> - Chris
> To clarify, I do mean a good one (of the $100 to DIY, several times
> that to buy, variety), not a Soundblaster.
> Or, if you're an audiophile type who's heard somewhere that USB is
> evil, any old DAC driven from the SPDIF output.
Yes I have seen these DACs but I found a good sound card around 120€ 
which is around 150$ these days with good DAC and opamps.
I think I'll go for either the case or the pico PSU plus a power brick. 
I guess that 80W is more than I need.

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